Federal politics – voting intention

Jul 26, 2010

Q. The Federal Election will be held on 21 August –  to which party will you probably give your first preference in the House of Representatives? If not sure, which party are you currently leaning toward?

Q. If don’t know – Well which party are you currently leaning to for the House of Representatives?

1,747 sample size

First preference/leaning to 6 months ago 4 weeks ago 2 weeks ago Last week This week

 

Liberal 34% 36% 36% 37% 37%
National 2% 3% 3% 2% 2%
Total Lib/Nat 37% 39% 38% 39% 39%
Labor 46% 42% 41% 41% 41%
Greens 8% 9% 13% 13% 13%
Family First 2% 3% 2% 2% 2%
Other/Independent 7% 7% 6% 5% 5%

 

2PP 6 months ago 4 weeks ago 2 weeks ago Last week This week

 

Total Lib/Nat 44% 46% 45% 45% 45%
Labor 56% 54% 55% 55% 55%

NB.  The data in the above tables comprise 2-week averages derived the first preference/leaning to voting questions.  Respondents who select ‘don’t know’ are not included in the results.  The two-party preferred estimate is calculated by distributing the votes of the other parties according to their preferences at the 2007 election.

* Sample is the aggregation of two weeks’ polling data.  

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